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The Education of Angus Deaton

Gordon Rausser and David Zilberman have "A Conversation with Angus Deaton" in the Annual Review of Resource Economics  (2020, 12: pp. 1-22).

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US Income Inequality, According to CBO

For a basic overview of income inequality in the United States, the Congressional Budget Office provides a useful overview in its report "The Distribution of Household Income, 2017" (October 2020). 

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Furloughed Jobs Disguise The Eurozone Employment Crisis

The United States jobs recovery slowed down slightly in September, but the employment recovery is still faster than in most comparable economies.

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When Local Governments Subsidize Firms: Some Guidelines

Certain cities and metropolitan areas have been lagging in economic growth for decades, while others have surged ahead.

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Checking on COVID-19 Economics Research: BPEA Fall 2020

It would be a full-time job to keep up with the flow of economics research on aspects of COVID-19.

7 months

How the US Start-Up Industry is Faltering

One of the long-term strengths of the US economy has been that it fostered the growth of new businesses.

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Interview with Joshua Gans on Pandemic Economics

Like many of us, Joshua Gans found himself stuck at home in March. Unlike many of us, he decided to write a book about the pandemic.